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What is beauty In the time of great thinkers philosophers coined the term aesthetics It is a branch in philosophy that study beauty There are certain criteria that needed to be fulfilled in order for artwork to have beauty The three criteria for beauty is integrity due proportion and clarityIn essence for artwork to be considered to have beauty it must have integrity Integrity makes sense of the picture and depicted if its right or wrong For example a dog normally has four legs If the viewers see a dog with only three legs then the picture is said to lack integrity As most people are used to seeing a dog with four legs it wouldnt make sense to see a dog with only three legsAside from integrity philosophers believed due proportion to be important also for an artwork to have beauty Due proportion is how a various part of a work of art relates to each to compose a harmony flow It lets the viewer know if the picture is awkward or not due to the fact that the artwork is hard to understand if it doesnt have fluidity to it Imagine a pitcher that you can store liquid in If we see a pitcher with liquid in it but there is no handles to hold the pitcher then the piece of art is without due proportion The same concept applies if the pitcher has a pointed bottom instead of a round bottom There is no such thing as a pitcher with a pointed bottom since it would cause the pitcher to tip over and defy our understanding of what a pitcher should beLastly an artwork is said to have beauty if it has clarity Clarity means to be unified and whole An artwork is said to have clarity if it is clear and clarify the viewers on the meaning of the art When an artwork achieves clarity it provides cosmos beautiful
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